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    Monday Night Meatloaf 107 P2
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    Published on Nov 7, 2016
    In this two part video we do a test joint using a friction stir welding sent in by a viewer, we take a look at some old technical books, examine a large micrometer, check out some Bridgeport end measuring rods, a cool old brass oiler, Japanese blacksmith picture, Starrett 199 precision level.
     
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    Shop Tour 3: Jeff Heath - Metalworking and Woodworking
    Keith Rucker - VintageMachinery.org



    Published on Nov 7, 2016
    Number three in my shop tour series - we visit the shop of Jeff Heath in Crystal Lake, IL. Jeff is a very accomplished woodworker and maker of wooden hand planes. He has a very nice shop for both woodworking and metalworking where he builds furniture, makes some really nice high end hand planes, rebuilds machinery and does pretty much whatever else he likes.

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    Odds & Ends 62: Shop Update and Work Day
    Keith Rucker - VintageMachinery.org



    Published on Nov 11, 2016
    An update on the progress in the new shop as well as plans for a work day on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 for anybody that would like to come and help put up some tongue and groove ceiling!

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    How To Weld With Dual Shield - Vertical Up & Overhead Out Of Position Edition!
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    Published on Nov 11, 2016
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    Saturday Night Special 142: Metric Threading, ZTFab Grinder Racks, New Camera, Abom79 Hoodies
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    Published on Nov 12, 2016
    One more week for the current Teeblaster campaign for the Abom79 graphic t's, and hoodies! https://www.teeblaster.com/abom79logo

    This week I have a few updates to share with you, including a new camera for the shop production, new tooling, and another video I was recently included in about my work.
    I finish the installation of the new ZT Fabrication grinder racks and show them all loaded up, as well as a new rack for my c-clamps.
    For the machining portion this week, I have a quick tip, and also some single point metric threading on the lathe, threading to a shoulder and releasing the half nuts.

    ZT Fabrication web site: http://www.all-a-cart.com/
    direct link to grijnder rack: http://www.all-a-cart.com/product-pag...

    Here is the Motion Industries video: https://youtu.be/BEbt-5Pze4s
     
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    Gearbox Shaft for Well Drilling Part 4
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    Published on Nov 12, 2016
    On this episode I get the OD of the shaft finished to size. I also make a modification on the small steady rest for the Monarch in hopes that I gain some rigidity out of it. I show some work on the horizontal mill in this one.
     
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    Shop Talk 15: CNMG Inserts & Why I love Them
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    Published on Nov 9, 2016
    More carbide talk! This week I show you my favorite turning and facing inserts and why I go to them more so then other styles. I'll go over each one of my tool holders and how they are used.I also show a nice face mill that also uses the same style of insert.

    Tool Holder part numbers....
    Right hand turning & facing: MCLNR 124B
    Left hand turning & facing MCLNL 124B
    Right hand facing (odd corner): MCKNR-124B
    Left hand facing (odd corner): MCKNL-124B
    Chamfering and tuning (odd corner): MCHNN-164C

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    Demolition of The Powder Blues Recording Studio
    Canadian Treasure Hunter



    Published on Nov 13, 2016
    Demolition of The Powder Blue Recording Studio (Blue Wave Studios) Here in Vancouver, Canada built in the late 1970's for the Powder Blues Band with no budget & no spare in quality. This recording studio was built rock solid & had incredible sound, In this video you will how much material went in to this amazing studio, It had 2 main sound room plus 2 other smaller sound rooms, I will show you all the different phases of demolition & how much material was disposed & recycled, Thanks for watching & please subscribe
     
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    Gearbox Shaft for Well Drilling Part 5: Grinding the Tool Bit for Square Threading
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    Published on Nov 15, 2016
    IN this episode it's all about the tool bit. First we'll start off in the Pacemaker and verify the correct thread pitch on the adapter.
    next we'll find a proper tool bit we need, and I'll show you how I grind it to size.
     
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    Old Motor Oil for Wood Stain
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    Published on Nov 15, 2016
    Amazing Outdoor Protectant that lasts for years.

    Airless sprayers work great if you don't have a compressor: http://amzn.to/2f1RRKk

    If you do have a compressor you need a gun with a large spray tip. This has a 1.8mm http://amzn.to/2eXUKZg

    OLD used motor oil mixed with 25-50% thinner( diesel, paint thinner, mineral spirits, etc) for spraying. Or just straight for hand applying.

    FAQ
    Smell: It smells like oil for a day or two in passing. Which isn't strong or offensive odor to the majority of people.

    Durability: I find it last longer than commercial translucent outdoor stains due the high oil content.

    Protects: Insects and other animals leave it alone.

    Flammable: FAR less than any oil based stain you would buy from the Home Improvement store:



    So many people have asked about the flammability and how toxic it is. Short answer is: it is less toxic and far less flammable than Oil based stains you would buy from any Home Improvement or Paint store. Read the msds yourself.

    MSDS of standard wood stain Olympic Brand (virtually all brands are identical) https://buyat.ppg.com/ehsdocumentmana...


    Standard motor oil: https://www.menards.com/msds/106494_0...

    Diesel Fuel: https://www.marathonpetroleum.com/bra...
     
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    X-tra Tall Jack Stands! Homemade Flux Core and Pulsed Stick Welding Project!
    ChuckE2009



    Published on Nov 15, 2016
    WARNING: DESIGN, BUILD, AND USE ANY JACKSTANDS AT YOUR OWN RISK! THIS DESIGN WAS NOT APPROVED BY AN ENGINEER AND THIS VIDEO WAS CREATED FOR ENTERTAINMENT ONLY, NOT AS AN INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO ON THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION OR USE OF JACK STANDS!

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    Heavy Action by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
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    Troubleshooting ERC 1022 pt1
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    Published on Nov 15, 2016
     
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    Troubleshooting ERC 1022 pt2
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    Shop Tour 4: Walter Clements - Line Shaft Machine Shop
    Keith Rucker - VintageMachinery.org



    Published on Nov 18, 2016
    An amazing tour of an amazing shop. In this episode we will visit with Walter Clements of Belvedere, TN and tour his operational machine shop collection of machines from ranging from the 1850's through 1920's. Walter has a shop full of beautifully restored machines that are all operational and all in actual use. You will not want to miss this one!

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    How I mill an 18ft+ beam (beams!) part 1 (updated)
    Matthew Olson



    Published on Nov 19, 2016
    This stuff is dangerous! Although the mill itself has all the dangers of a bandsaw, and the blade should be avoided due to obvious reasons, the most dangerous aspect of milling is log / cant handling. Please be careful!


    Here is an updated video, some of the vids were upside down. should be better.

    I'm milling an 18.5 ft log into beams... all kinds of fun until I hit some nails! oh dear.

    Sorry I deleted the other version of this vid.
     
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    MY OUTDOOR BOILER!!!
    That Chipper Guy



    Published on Nov 17, 2016
    My outdoor boiler!! This is a video about my outdoor wood stove!! This thing heats my house just wonderfully and my hot water!! Doesn't use alot of wood and doesn't use alot of electricity!! This is the 48" model and the door is 3ft by 3ft BIG!! When it comes to outdoor hot water boilers... This baby takes the cake!!
     
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    How I became a compressor technician
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    Published on Nov 18, 2016
     
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    Saturday Night Special 143 Part 1: Shars Aventor Digital Calipers, Stella, Viewer Mail
    Abom79



    Published on Nov 19, 2016
    This week I have some new digital calipers I'm going to be testing out in the shop. These are the Shars brand Aventor line of digital calipers.
    Link to calipers : http://www.shars.com/products/measuri...

    In this first part I also have some viewer mail to share, and also some really nice gifts in remembrance to Stella. I'l go over some recent tooling scores as well. Single point internal threading to follow.
    Part 2 I'll being making some modifications needs to get the new Multifix tooling working.

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    Saturday Night Special 143 Part 2: Multifix Mods, Edge Indicator Holder
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    Published on Nov 19, 2016
    In this episode I modify some M7 bolts and the new tool height adjusters for the Multifix tool holders. Apparently the new generation of Multifix uses a different size bolt. Nothing a lathe and mill wont fix!
    I also check out a new tool from Edge Technology, the Shank Mount Indicator Holder. I use this to indicate the recently acquired 5C collet chuck for use in milling the new bolts.
    Link to indicator holder: http://www.edgetechnologyproducts.com...

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    Gearbox Shaft for Well Drilling Part 6
    Abom79



    Published on Nov 19, 2016
    This episode is all about machining the 3 TPI square thread inside the gearbox shaft. We have to first bore it to the correct size and machine a thread relief, then set up the machine to cut the square threads.
    Follow along as we get this portion of the machining completed!

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    Finally got into the new home. This was a brutal move even though we sold half of our stuff.
    New homes do not come with cabinet handles or shower doors. I added my own handles and we are using shower curtains. The recessed lighting should have been LED, but it's incandescent. I added the pendent lights.

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    No medicine cabinet in the master bath, no refrigerator, no ceiling fans, no drop down steps to the attic. I installed two Liftmaster 8550 belt drive openers. Extremely quiet.
     
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    How I mill an 18ft+ beam (beams!) part 2
    Matthew Olson



    Published on Nov 21, 2016
    This stuff is dangerous! Although the mill itself has all the dangers of a bandsaw, and the blade should be avoided due to obvious reasons, the most dangerous aspect of milling is log / cant handling. Please be careful!


    Did some more cutting, and a few tricks to milling here in this vid. Plus some stuff on making a custom pallet.
     
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    Machining a new part for the wood spliter
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    I make a new part for the wood spliter with the lathe. It was an easy job to do but I did need the lathe.
     
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    Ridgid Trim Router Cabinet - Lean Shop Organization
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    Why 5 trim routers? Trim routers are very popular in our woodworking shop. From rounding over edges or using a straight bit to mortise some hinges, they are used on nearly every project. We have corded models in our shop for the longest time. Ridgid just released their brushless 18 volt model that is fantastic. It instantly became my favorite trim router just due to the fact that there is no cord. Grab it and go!

    We primarily use five trim router bits in the shop 95% of the time. They are: chamfer bit, small round over, large roundover, flush trim, and lastly, a small straight bit for mortising work. With using the five router bits so often, we were changing bits quite often. With increasing our trim router count to the same as our router bits, we nearly eliminate changing router bits.

    We can grab the corresponding trim router and go. No plugging it in or changing bits.

    Organization is Key

    Keeping your shop organized is very important, at least for us. It increases productivity, efficiency, and makes shop time so much more enjoyable. From your router bits to your routers, having organization lets you find what you are looking for and get right back to work. As mentioned earlier, our Ridgid 18 volt trim router collection is up to five.With this many identical tools, you need to have organization to maintain efficiency.

    We build a six cubby storage unit that gets mounted to the underside of one of the cabinets.

    Trim Router Cubby Organizer

    The trim router cubby organizer is extremely simple. It has a top and bottom that has a rabbit on the left side and seven dados to allow for the dividers to be inserted. The dados are not so much for strength but for alignment to make assembly easier. The far right dado was initially supposed to be a rabbit, just like the left side, but the excess material created two shelves that were perfect for the edge guide, bit changing wrench, and a guide to mount the battery charger on the cabinet side.

    The entire unit was made from a half sheet of spare 1/2" MDF and was simply screwed to the bottom of the cabinet. We did have to put spacers under the cabinet to allow something to screw to.

    The unit has six cubbies and we only have five trim routers. Well, the sixth one right now is being used to store our extra base plates and shop made base plate for mortising work. If we do need to purchase a sixth router, we will have the cubby ready. Each cubby has a simple label that was printed on a DYMO label maker. It isn't fancy but super effective. You can clearly read the label and identify the router bit that is in that specific router.

    You can build one too!

    We don't have plans for these as it is specific to the routers that we have, the space we are putting them, and the number of routers. But, you can easily come up with something similar. Just collect the items you would like to store in these cubbies and lay them out how you would like them. Determine the spacing needed for each cubby and the units length, depth, and height.

    We are big believers in google sketchup and planning prior to getting started. Sometimes building as you go works but when it comes to cubbies and layout, it is always nice to have a computer aided design (CAD) rendering to assist in the math and visuals.
     
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    Bronze Lift Nuts
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    Published on Nov 24, 2016
    In this video we make the aluminum bronze lift nuts for the etching press. The bronze alloy 954 is a hard tough alloy that makes an excellent sliding surface for the stainless lift screw. We do some turning, special parting, OD and power ID threads, and some mill work to finish them off. Narrow parting blade used is a Nikole Mini systems, three flute endmill used for the counterbores is a sweet Niagara Elite.
     
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    HAAS Factory: Behind the Scenes Assembly & Testing!
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    Some awesome behind the scenes footage from the HAAS Factory assembling, test cuts and the ball-bar precision test on our new VM3 CNC Milling Machine!

    Support NYC CNC: http://bit.ly/NYCpatreon

    Music copyrighted by John Saunders
     
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    Unloading, Rigging and Placing our HAAS VM3 CNC Machine!
    NYC CNC



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    Our VM3 CNC machine arrives! Unloading the 16,000 lb milling machine from the truck, taking it off the pallet and then skating it into the shop!

    Support NYC CNC: http://bit.ly/NYCpatreon

    Music copyrighted by John Saunders
     
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    Replace a Circuit of 2 Prong Receptacles With AFCI GFCI Protected 3 Prong Outlets
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    How To Weld 6G Pipe - 6" Steel 6010 Root & 7018 Fill/Cap
    ChuckE2009



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    Interested in A Career In Welding? Click Here:
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    Invertig 221 by HTP:
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    Metal Supermarkets Inc:
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    Drifting 2 by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...)
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    Shop Made - Table Saw Miter Sled for Perfect Miter Joints
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    Published on Nov 26, 2016
    Miter Joints are very common in woodworking and can sometimes have a intimidating impressions, especially to a beginner. They are not hard to do but tricky to setup. There are two things you need to have a successful miter joint. One, you need to have the two cuts equal 90 degrees. It is common to think that your joint needs to be perfectly 45 degrees and 45 degrees but you can achieve a perfect miter even if you don't have two 45 degree cuts. Second, your matching parts need to be identical. No matter how accurate your cuts are, if your parts are not the same length, you will have gaps in your joints. You can purchase commercial products that make cutting miter joints easier but with a few hours of your time, some scrap material, and a couple bucks for hardware, you can have a fantastic miter sled that can make easy, dead on, and repeatable miter joints every single time.

    Miter Sled

    Why do you need a miter sled? Simple answer, you don't! But a miter sled had many features and options that allow the setup (or lack thereof), accuracy, and repeatability to be easy peasy. A miter sled has endless opportunities to include features and that is entirely up to the woodworker building their own. Some key features that we believe are mandatory are: smooth operation (sliding on the table saw surface), clamps, safety features, and a stop block system.

    A sled allows the user to put the material on the sled and make the cuts. Putting the material on the sled will significantly minimize the risk of having the parts shift when cutting when compared to a standard miter gauge.

    Smooth Operation

    Having your miter sled slide smoothly within the miter slots and on the surface of your table saw is very important for a few reasons.

    First, safety. It is may more safe having a smooth operating miter sled where you can slide it with one finger rather than having a miter sled that has any friction at all and requires the user to think about pushing the sled through the saw rather than concentrating on safety around the spinning blade.

    Second, quality of cut. A smooth motion when cutting any material will always yield a cleaner cut when compared to a jerky motion.

    Clamps

    Safety is always our number 1 priority in the shop. Clamps on a miter sled keep your focus on the blade and your hands free and away from the blade or material. They do cause the process a bit more time but they dramatically increase the safety of the miter sled. They also provide much more clamping pressure when compared to a individual holding a peice of material. This will help insure the material won't move during the cut, increasing the quality of the results.

    Safety Features

    Again with the safety! Keep as many fingers when you leave the shop as when you came in with! The goal of the safety features that are on the miter sled are to keep your fingers away from the blade and to keep anything from making contact with the blade that isn't supposed to, causing it to damage your equipment or hurt you.

    We have a large handle that is at the back of the unit that allows the user to push the miter sled forward and back with ease while keeping as far away from the blade as possible.

    The second thing we added was a block that your blade is buried in. This keep you and your equipment (clamps) from hitting the blade if you push the sled through the cut a little too far.img_5754

    Stop block system

    Aside from the safety features, the stop block system is the most important feature on the miter sled. As we mentioned earlier, having your matching parts be the exact same length is critical when making mitered joints. The stop block system ensures your matching parts are exactly the same.


    Stop Block

    Wood against stop block

    Stop block on extension


    Extension profile
    How does the sled work

    The concept is incredible simply. The user places the material on the left side of the blade and makes a cut. Then the user moves the material and places the previously cut end against the stop block and makes the second cut. The second cut completes the opposite side of the miter and also cuts it to length. The key to the jig is the angle from the left side of the fence to the right side of the fence is exactly 90 degrees. Which means, if you place the cut from the left side against the cut from the right side, you will be ensured your miter joint will create a perfect 90 degree angle.


    Clamp in place on left side

    Make the cut

    Place cut against the stop block


    Cut from right side
    Conclusion

    A miter sled is a dedicated solution to making mitered joints in the shop. Simply store it in your shop and grab it when you need to make a mitered joint. The only setup required is locating your miter sled and putting it on the saw. Super fast, easy, and dead on accurate miters. The best part is, it cost you very little to make! What else could a woodworker hope for!
     
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    Saturday Night Special 144 Part 1: Smoked Turkey & Thanksgiving Dinner
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    On this Holiday episode of SNS I'll share with you smoking a whole turkey on Thanksgiving morning. Afterwards we take a ride over to Mom's house to enjoy dinner with the family.
     
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    Saturday Night Special 144 Part 2: Single Point Threading, Thread Dial, Even/Odd Pitch
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    In this episode I decide to focus only on threading on the lathe. I get many comments and questions about this subject so I go over why I use a 30 degree compound in-feed, and how to know when to engage the half nuts. I cover even, odd, and fractional thread pitches and how to correctly read the threading dial.
    My best advice is to do just as I show in this video, get out in your shop with some scrap metal and start practicing what I show you here.
     

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